News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011
An ASUS executive has been quoted saying that motherboard prices are set to rise in 2011, due to higher labor costs in China and an increased price for copper.
Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.
Monday, 24 Jan 2011
In just a few days, Sony will be revealing its latest PlayStation Portable update, dubbed as the PSP2. Some details have been forthcoming, which includes an OLED display and 3G connectivity thrown in for easier multi-player support.
The leaked slides reveal that the latest NVIDIA mobile processor will have 3D support and up to 1.2GHz in processing speed. Yummy? We think so.
Companies responsible for film, television and gaming media are touting it as the future of entertainment. Rather than thrill you, however, the increasing use 3D technology could make you feel ill according to optometrists.
Google is apparently creating a rival service to Groupon after seeing its 6-billion bid to acquire the startup turned down.
Friday, 21 Jan 2011
Nintendo of America's COO and President Reggie Fils-Aime revealed the release date, price, and games for the long-awaited 3DS gaming system at an event in New York this Wednesday.
Plants Vs. Zombies have invaded almost every platform out there, except for the Google Android OS. By Q2 2011, that won't be true anymore, when the tower defense game finally makes its way onto the green droid.
Google's co-founder, Larry Page will be taking over from Eric Schimdt as the CEO of the search giant.
Thursday, 20 Jan 2011
It's always amazing to see how designers come up with all sorts of funky ideas for concept phones, such as this Android phone that proposes to use a tri-screen flexible AMOLED touch screen display.